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sweating

[′swed·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
Separation of paraffin oil from low-melting petroleum wax obtained from paraffin wax in a chamber (sweater) by first cooling the mixture until it is a solid cake, then warming gradually to cause partial fusion of the mixture to allow drainage of liquid from the cake. Also known as exudation.

sweating

1. On a paint or varnish film, the development of gloss on a dull or matte finish; caused by rubbing the film.
2. The joining of metal surfaces by heating and pressing them together, usually with solder between.
3. The collecting of moisture on a surface which is below the dewpoint temperature, as a result of condensation of moisture from the air.
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A 64-year-old nondiabetic woman presented with complaints of episodes of lightheadedness and diaphoresis of 2 weeks' duration.
The victim would be diaphoretic (profusely sweating) and exhausted, his flesh mangled and ripped, and would crave water because of the loss of fluid from bleeding and diaphoresis.
Patient 2 was an 84-year-old woman with microcytic anemia who was hospitalized on June 8, 2012, because of 2 weeks of fever, diaphoresis, myalgias, progressive dyspnea, and fatigue.
Tachycardia and tachypnea are both present, as is diaphoresis.
Endocrine: rigors, diaphoresis, fever, generalized feeling of warmth
Serious complications can be local or systemic, are much less common--generally less than 3% overall--and include diaphoresis, syncope, seizure, and temporary arrhythmias.
blood pressure, tachycardia, diaphoresis and cardiac dysrhythmia).
Other signs and symptoms include tremulousness, irritability, nausea, diaphoresis, tachycardia, and high blood pressure (Wilson, 1994).
The exercise stress was stopped, due to chest pain, shortness of breath, diaphoresis, and dizziness; exercise capacity--5 METS (low)
In addition, some participants reported that pain associated with symptoms including breathlessness, diaphoresis and vomiting, which is in concordance with other studies (Finnegan et al.